India is set to get eight new flying training academies under the liberalised Flying Training Organisation (FTO) policy of the Airports Authority of India (AAI). These academies will be set up at Belagavi, Jalgaon, Kalaburagi, Khajuraho and Lilabari. The set-up of these eight FTOs is aimed at making the country a global flight training hub...
Airports Authority of India (AAI) has commenced Aviation Safety Awareness Week 2020. The week-long celebration from November 23-27 is being observed at all airports and air navigation service (ANS) locations managed by AAI across the country.
While the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has approved for 24x7 operations at the Surat airport from October 28, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has given a nod to the security clearance of the existing terminal building for commencement of international operations.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received environment clearance for extension of runway at Rajahmundry airport in Andhra Pradesh, which is estimated to cost Rs 181.45 crore. The existing airport at Madhurapudi village is currently handling about 12 operations daily and the operating capacity is about 225 passengers an hour.
Airports are the next infrastructural buzzword that will be the game-changer in IndiaÂ´s developmental leap. This buzzword is expected to be exploited using existing growth drivers like exponential growth in passenger traffic and incremental cargo volumes over the next decade.
The reactions are positive and industry is also quite optimistic on the introduction of NCAP 2016. The objective of the government through NCAP is to establish an integrated ecosystem enabling significant growth of the civil aviation sector, which in turn would promote tourism, increase employment and lead to balanced regional growth.